The Southern Gentlemen Vocal Band

Justin Bendo is excited to be working with a servant Stage Company for a third time! He was in the student production of The Importance of Being Earnest as Merriman in 2014, and in HMS Pinafore as a sailor! Justin is from Guam and has recently graduated from Lancaster Bible College, majoring in Musical Theater! He has performed in LBC's musicals, such as: Once Upon a Mattress, Seussical the Musical, and playing Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof. In 2013, Justin has also participated in the ensemble of the opening of a production called South Pass the Musical.

Joel Bryson Buffington II is a Junior at Lancaster Bible College pursuing a Musical Performance degree with a focus in Voice. He has been seen in productions at LBC such as Seussical!, Smoke on the Mountain, and The Music Man. Bryson is a 2015 NATS Allegheny Mountain Chapter Winner. He is also a member of the LBC Chorale and Chamber Singers and has also performed with Servant Stage in shows like The Old-Time Gospel Radio Hour 2015, Yankee Doodle: The Music of America, and H.M.S Pinafore and with Opera Lancaster in Faust and Opera Tales and Dido and Aeneas. Bryson attends the Lititz campus of Victory Church and enjoys watching movies and spending time with friends and family.

Sheldon Markel
has been performing with Servant Stage Company since 2013. He was most recently seen in HMS Pinafore, Yankee Doodle Dandy and is excited to be performing in his third Old-Time Gospel show! He has a passion for music and performing and you may have seen him in local productions with Piercing Word Ministries, The Lancaster Opera Company, Theater of the Seventh Sister or PRiMA. Sheldon is a recent local from Ashland, Ohio; also, a graduate of Word of Life Bible Institute in NY where he toured with Gospel Productions! Thanks for joining us for another production of Old-Time Gospel and thanks for supporting live theater; we hope you are truly blessed today by our show!

Darren Wagner is thrilled to return to the Old-Time Gospel Radio Hour with Servant Stage Company. He's a graduate of Lancaster Bible College and participated in music and theater there. Recently, he's performed with Limelight Performing Arts Center, Gretna Theatre, and Ephrata Performing Arts Center, and Theater of the Seventh Sister. Favorite roles include Motel (Fiddler on the Roof), Charles Guiteau (Assassins), and Noah Joad (The Grapes of Wrath). To the memory of MW, WC, MS, JM, and CS--friends, mentors and inspirations.